Ben Howe - Leviathan

Leviathan is a solo exhibition of new works by Ben Howe. Exploring biblical imagery, gothic motifs and specific character tropes from Herman Melville’s classic novel, Moby Dick, Howe reflects on the contemporary tendency of favouring endless expansion, narcissism, and personal fulfilment over the environment.

Opening reception: Saturday, November 2nd, from 6–9 pm. Free entry. Howe will be in attendance.

This exhibition runs from November 3rd to November 24th, alongside Kylie Dexter's guest curated group show, Come Undone.

Neither benign nor malevolent, Leviathan does not judge, but stands as a manifestation of fate; as real and certain as a God. This exhibition sets a group of people floating in the vast depths of the ocean, a place where we are at our most fragile, and completely at the mercy of the natural world. Within this metaphoric flux, the choices made have immediate and devastating consequences, with the spectre of ‘leviathan’ representing the inevitable end, a...

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